Union govt brings Tramadol under narcotics law regulation

Tramadol is a painkiller pharma drug, has been declared a ‘psychotropic substance’ by the Union government and its sale in the country will now be strictly monitored after the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) said it was being internationally smuggled, and had possible supply links to the global terror group ISIS

Union govt brings Tramadol under narcotics law regulationThe Union Finance Ministry, as per data accessed by, has brought the Tramadol under the control of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act and a gazette notification to this effect was issued on April 26. The Finance Ministry regulates certain sections of the NDPS Act like categorisation of pharma drugs as narcotic substances. […]

Terrible tramadol addiction lands 40-year-old in a hospital

A 40-year-old woman hailing from rural Maharashtra approached city Hospital with a very peculiar case getting addicted towards intramuscular tramadol injections. Around 12 years ago, while undergoing severe pain, a doctor advised her Tramadol Injection. After this, for the past 9 years, she has been taking twelve intramuscular tramadol injections daily. So much so that she is severely addicted

Terrible tramadol addiction lands 40-year-old in a hospitalSavitri Sawant (name changed) came to Masina Hospital on Wednesday with a peculiar case of addiction. For the past nine years, she has been taking 12 intramuscular Tramadol injections every day. Even her husband didn’t even know it was an addiction until one fine day, the injections couldn’t be bought by her husband. Tramadol is […]